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The politics of staying put: Professor examines gentrification in DC

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 00:00
Professor Carolyn Gallaher talks to us about her new book, which analyzes a unique law designed to curb gentrification in DC.
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David Aldridge Receives of Basketball Hall of Fame Award

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
David Aldridge Receives Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award
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Gleaning the Glorious from Garbage

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
SOC Alum Brad Allgood is earning national recognition for his latest documentary, Landfill Harmonic.
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First Place for American University in National Leadership Competition

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
American University, for the second year in row, finished first in the federal government’s Presidential Management Fellowship Program with 42 finalists, including students and alumni from The School of Public Affairs.
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Student co-presents research with faculty at international studies conference

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
SIS student Kellianne McClain tells us about her research interests, experience presenting at a faculty conference, and future goals:
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Leverage Connections. Gain Employment.

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00
Students attended the annual Communications and Marketing day job fair and networking reception.
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Librarian Profile—Olivia Ivey

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00
This article in our series of librarian profiles focuses on Public Affairs Librarian Olivia Ivey. With her background in social work and her interest in information literacy, Olivia brings a special perspective to the Library and classroom.
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AU Hosts Digital Design Competition

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00
The Society for News Design held their annual Best of Digital Design Awards at American University.
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European Union ambassador joins SIS dean to discuss refugee crisis, Brexit, and relations with Russia

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00
David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the United States, visited SIS for a discussion with Dean James Goldgeier about the critical issues facing Europe—including the refugee migration crisis, Brexit, Russia, and TTIP.
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TEDx Returns to AU; Three SOC Students Featured

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 00:00
TEDx Returns to AU and features 3 SOC affiliated speakers: Kara Andrade, Jordan Coleman and Sarah Preston
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American University Leads in Presidential Management Fellowship Finalists

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 00:00
For the 2nd year in a row, American University is number one in the country with 42 Presidential Management Fellowship finalists. Of those, 25 are SIS students or alumni.
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$1 a Day for 260 Days of Unlimited Metro Rail and Bus Rides

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 00:00
Full-time students to vote on program that could save them up to $1,000 a year.
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White, Male Documentary Filmmakers Dominate Academy Award Recognition

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 00:00
New study shows that Academy recognition for documentaries reflect a persistent lack of diversity in the genre and the industry
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AU Department of Mathematics and Statistics Hosted SampTA Conference

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00
International Sampling Theory conference brings international experts to AU.
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SOC Introduces Backpack Documentary en Español

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00
AU SOC will offer its first Spanish-language class this fall
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Associate Professor Awarded Fellowship with the US State Department

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00
Evan Berry receives AAR-Luce Fellowship to research religion and the environment
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The Magic of Words (and Teleprompters)

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:00
SOC professor co-edits new book on Democratic orators.
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Gallery Features Students' Photos for Black History Month

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 00:00
AU photography students teamed up with UDC to create an exhibition celebrating Black History Month at Studio Gallery.
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Harvard’s Robert Putnam Talks About Social Class Lines and Children Divided

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:00
Putnam, the Peter and Isabel Malkin Robert Putnam, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, spoke to a packed audience as part of SPA Policy Forum series about the growing separation between rich and poor children in America
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Environmental Leadership: The 2016 William K. Reilly Awards

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:00
The 2016 William K. Reilly Awards will be held on March 31, 2016. The awards recognize leaders from the private, non-profit and government sectors in environmental and energy policy.
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